Medical Definition of Alar spine

1. A posterior and downward projection from the greater wing of the sphenoid bone on either side, located posterolateral to the foramen spinosum, so-named for its proximity to the sphenoidal spine; gives attachment to the sphenomandibular ligament. Synonym: processus spinosus, spina ossis sphenoidalis, alar spine, angular spine, spina angularis, spinous process. (05 Mar 2000)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Alar Spine

alaproclate
alaps
alar
alar artery of nose
alar canal
alar canals
alar chest
alar folds
alar foramen
alar foramens
alar lamina of neural tube
alar ligaments
alar part of nasalis muscle
alar plate of neural tube
alar process
alar spine (current term)
alarm
alarm-bell
alarm bell
alarm clock
alarm clocks
alarm reaction
alarm substance
alarm system
alarm systems
alarmable
alarmclock
alarmed
alarmedly
alarmer

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